January 2014
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What you see isn’t what you get in this town. Some of the city’s best sights and eats aren’t easy to find, and some of the coolest jobs are done by people you’ll never meet. But that’s okay—we did all the digging.
Features
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Nine civic leaders, policy wonks, and activists share their priorities for the new mayor of Seattle.
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25 Seattle designers, stylists, artists, and other well-dressed personalities are thinking about style for coming year.
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577 of the best practitioners in the Seattle metropolitan area.
Seattle's best-kept secrets are not always so secret.
Letters to Seattle Met
Bring a fresh flavor to the new year.
Resolved to eat more salads and veggies in 2014? Here's 15 places you need to try.
Chef Derek Ronspies goes whole hog to deliver adventures in snout-to-tail dining.
Dining dispatches from around the city.
Salvaged building materials are to Seattle restaurant walls as seasonal produce is to Seattle menus—like the wooden angel rescued from a French chapel during World War II that hovers over Altura, or the tentacled chandelier spreading over the...
  Witness410 Broadway ECapitol Hill206-329-0248witnessbar.com $$ Apparently Broadway needed a shot of old-time religion, because it has taken to this Southern church–themed bar with evangelical zeal. Partly that’s because of the food:...
The natural-born storyteller brings his Acid Trip comedy tour through Seattle to ask what we think is normal.
A night at a game mecca
Peace. Quiet. Solitude. Impossible? Not in our favorite Seattle retreats, where you can walk, sit, and actually hear yourself think.
A Little-Known fact: Secret bites taste better.
Great deals and free personal stylists require a little insider info.
There’s music, art, architecture, and performances around every corner in Seattle.
The people who make Seattle move—and stop, and park—work their magic behind the scenes.
Before Ben Gibbard, Father John Misty, or the Head and the Heart, Damien Jurado all but created Seattle’s indie singer-songwriter scene. The lauded elder statesman heads to the Neptune to give locals a first listen to songs from Brothers and...
The top things to see or do in January.
25 Seattle designers, stylists, artists, and other well-dressed personalities are thinking about style for coming year.
Two Portland brothers turned an affection for pubs into a sprawling hospitality empire. Plus: our favorite McMenamin hotels.
The train enthusiast and former video game designer will bring his engines and the mini-worlds they run through to the 40th Annual Model Railroad Show in January 2014.
Nine civic leaders, policy wonks, and activists share their priorities for the new mayor of Seattle.
Apparently, it’s a big damn deal to let your hair go gray. Who knew.
With two dueling gun control initiatives on this November’s ballot, 2014 is shaping up to be a statewide firefight over firearms.
Between First and Second Avenues, cars and pedestrians mingle. And everyone gets along.
A (really) brief recap of the news you might have missed.
Inside the hysteria that gripped the country in December 2003 when the country’s first infected cow was found in the Yakima Valley.
Here’s who we’d invite if we could entertain this month’s most interesting visitors, locals, and newsmakers.
After a year of heartache, loss, and financial struggle, Fantagraphics asked its fans for a miracle.
Custom cabinets and vintage-inspired details give an outdated Laurelhurst kitchen new life.
577 of the best practitioners in the Seattle metropolitan area.
The Top 11 Dental Questions You've Always Wanted to Ask
What you see isn’t what you get in this town. Some of the city’s best sights and eats aren’t easy to find, and some of the coolest jobs are done by people you’ll never meet. But that’s okay—we did all the digging.
What and who your favorite Seattle designers, stylists, artists, and other well-dressed personalities will be wearing in 2014.